Surnames do, too. - K

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Surname
actually means
Kabanica
Cape (thick and heavy, for bad weather)
Kačar
Vat maker
Kadar
Vat maker (Hungarian)
Kamdžijaš
Whip handler
Kandžija
Whip (orig. kamdžija, but suffered equalization by ease of pronunciation)
Kantar
Scale (weights)
Kapa
Cap
Kapetina
A large cap
Kapica
A small cap (as on a tire valve)
Karabatak
Thigh (of poultry)
Karan
Chided *
Karaula
Border post
Kardinal
Cardinal
Karlica
Pelvis
Katana
Soldier
Kaurin
Infidel (Turkish expression)
Kazandžija
Kettlemaker
Kenjalo
Crapper (person, not the room or seat)
Keser
Sideways axe
Kesten
Chestnut
Kiralj
King (Hun.)
Kiš
Little (Hun.)
Klinac
Spike, nail, kid
Klipa
Kindle, chip
Klisura
Canyon
Ključ
Key
Kmet
Serf; later, elected elder of a village
Knez
Prince (elected)
Kobasica
Sausage
Kobra
Cobra
Kočić
Little stake* (as for a tent)
Kočiš
Coachman (Hun.)
Kocka
Cube
Kockar
Gambler
Kokošar
Poultry farmer
Kokot
Rooster
Kolar
Wheelwright
Kolašinac
Denizen of Kolašin
Komadina, Komatina
Large chunk
Kondak
Stock (of a rifle)
Kopas
Bald (Hun.)
Koprivica
Little nettle
Korak
Step
Koral
Coral
Koren
Root
Korica
Sheath, little crust
Kornjača
Turtle
Korpica
Little basket
Kos
Blackbird
Košara
Basket
Koščica
Small bone
Kosijer
Hedge bill, billhook
Koštunica
Stone fruit
Kotlić
small kettle
Kotur
Wheel, pulley
Kovač
Smith *
Kožar
Tanner, Barker
Kožnjak
Leather (jacket or coat) *
Kozoder
Goatskinner
Kračun
Bolt (for the door)
Kraguj
A species of hawk
Krajina
Range, Border, Uprising
Krajišnik
Denizen of Krajina; also, a village in Vojvodina
Krajnik
Tonsil
Kralj
King
Kraljević
Prince (royal)
Kravar
Cowman
Krčedinac
denizen of Krčedin
Krčmar
Tavern owner
Kriška
Slice (of bread or fruit)
Krndija
Krndija (mountain in Slavonija)
Krpan
Cloth rug (woven from narrow strips or old cloth)
Krtolica
Little tuber
Kruh-Vuk
Bread-Wolf
Kruška
Pear
krvavica
Krvavac
Krznar
Furrier
Kubura
Antique single-shot pistol, XVIII century
Kuga
Plague
Kuhar
Cook
Kuhinja
Kitchen
Kukavica
Cuckoo, coward
Kukolj
Darnel
Kundačina
Large stock (of a rifle)
Kuprešanin
Denizen of Kupres
Kurčić
Little dick *
Kurjak
Wolf
Kutlača
Ladle
Kvočka
Hen (while sitting on eggs)